Nobu Okabe

Nobu Okabe

She was born on 18 October 1889. She was a housewife. Her family includes Fuji Norimatsu (mother), Zenji Norimatsu (father), Terukichi Okabe (husband), Katsuyoshi Okabe (son) and Satoru Okabe (son). Her home address is listed as Second Avenue, Rural Route, No. 1, Port Hammond, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Elm Creek, MB.


Regularized NameNobu Okabe
Custodian Identification Number4353
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Elm Creek, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Port Hammond


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